ADD to Exhibition(s) of interest
Robert Colescott (1925-2009) An African American Painter who’s opinions skewered racial and sexual stereotypes with hilarious force. Colescott was the first African American artist to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale, in 1997. Colescott, is best known for reworking masterpieces of European and American art history, swapping the white casts of characters for blacks. Colescott, while in Europe also exhibited at the Salon de Mai, in 1950, two years later in 1952 Herbert Gentry exhibited here as well as Larry Potter in 1963.